Thursday, April 20, 2017

Annual Semans Lecture: Sandra Jackson-Dumont - 7:00 PM

5:30 PM Cash bar, 6 PM Free Highlights Tour


7 PM The Nasher Museum presents Sandra Jackson-Dumont, the Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.


Formerly the deputy director for education and public programs and adjunct curator of modern and contemporary art at the Seattle Art Museum, Jackson-Dumont has also worked at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Whitney Museum of American Art.


At the Met, she is responsible for the vision and management of education, public programs, live arts/performance, audience development and academic programs. Her work encompasses a wide range of experiences designed for a diverse cross-section of audiences. She is known for her ability to blur the lines between academia, popular culture and non-traditional art-going communities. Jackson-Dumont has organized numerous exhibitions, lectures, performances, symposia and new education initiatives.